News

22 Jun 2018
The Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, Rt.Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has committed to use her position to influence Parliament to increase funding towards maternal health. Kadaga made the commitment during a policy makers' meeting on 25th May at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala organised by HSA partner; HEPS-Uganda,ACHEST and Amref Uganda. The Speaker...
22 Jun 2018
On 22nd May, 2018, Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate the world pre-eclampsia day with an aim of creating awareness about the condition in pregnant mothers. Pre-eclampsia is a life-threatening, pregnancy-induced high blood pressure disorder that can lead to seizures and other fatal complications in the last half of a pregnancy and...
13 Mar 2018
Good Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all matters relating to reproduction for both men and women, including adolescents. Maintaining good SRH means people need access to accurate information and to safe, effective, affordable and acceptable contraception methods of their choice...
21 Feb 2018
This is a sexual reproductive health project in the districts of Kiboga and Isingiro focusing on influencing district decision makers to increase funding for family planning (FP) and youth friendly services (YFS).  HEPS is doing this through building capacity of communities and health workers to engage decision makers to prioritize and increase...
12 Feb 2018
Stake holders in Kamuli district have called for action to tackle the high teenage pregnancies and unsafe abortions which have left many young girls out of school while others die while procuring unsafe abortion. The call was made by stake holders in five different sub-counties where our team under the Access to Medicines and Commodities on Sexual...